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Planning Scheduler

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $2,481.00 bi-weekly

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,400 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to project management office, engineering, operations and operations support service functions in the effective provision of forecasting, coordinating, scheduling and monitoring PMO capital projects and related activities. Collaborate with others in the effective coordination of short and long term planning and scheduling activities.
  • Utilize designated scheduling system to develop and implement a series of master schedules to cover all work on a 20 year, 5 year, 1 year and monthly timeframe. Maintain schedules, rebalance resource/work requirements, anticipate peaks and emergencies and make plans for contingencies from both an equipment and resource perspective.  
  • Plan, organize and deliver critical path schedules for projects and project proposals based on project milestones.  Attend to scheduling requests, changes and revisions to project plans; determine priorities, investigate and identify gaps and impacts to resources and costs and compile pertinent information for further action and decisions by others.
  • Prepare workload reports; determine project health and critical path schedules, evaluate team metrics. Prepare and present project planning and scheduling status reports to management and recommend corrective actions. 
  • Monitor and be accountable for the scheduling control system.  Participate in quality improvement initiatives for the scheduling process in concert with stakeholders.
  • Perform duties of a minor nature related to the above duties, which do not affect the rating of the job.

Requirements

  • Completion of recognized post-secondary Business Diploma/Technical Diploma or equivalent in a related and applicable discipline 
  • Two to Four years experience in resourcing and/or project management services 
  • Knowledge of resourcing and /or project management services and processes
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling project software
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work
  • Ability to analyze information and solve problems
  • Ability to work within demanding work schedules
  • Valid BC Driver’s License 

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees may work remotely or continue to report to the office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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